LOS ANGELES (June 25, 2012) – Square Enix Co. Ltd. announced the development of FINAL FANTASY® XI: Seekers of Adoulin as part of the FINAL FANTASY 10th Anniversary fan event, A DECADE OF FINAL FANTASY XI VANA’FEST 2012.
Marking the fifth major addition to the FINAL FANTASY XI
adventure, “Seekers of Adoulin”
will feature two new jobs. Geomancers will harness the elemental energies of Vana’diel® to aid their comrades and attack enemies alike. As versatile duelists, rune fencers will be quick with a blade as well as incantations, and employ the power of arcane runes to sway the tide of battle both offensively and defensively.
Other key features of FINAL FANTASY XI: Seekers of Adoulin
The additions of the Ulbuka Continent and the Sacred City of Adoulin that further expand on the FINAL FANTASY XI
New and stronger monsters throughout the areas that span the Ulbuka Continent; and
New gameplay systems such as player-built outposts, new contract work, and the introduction of special “power spots” that are hidden throughout the environment for powerful character enhancements.
Additionally, Kazushi Hagiwara, the internationally acclaimed manga artist, designed the artifact armor and weapons for the new jobs. His artwork will bring a fresh, new look that will seamlessly blend into the world of FINAL FANTASY XI.
“A DECADE OF FINAL FANTASY XI
VANA’FEST 2012” was a weekend-long fan event in Yokohama, Japan from June 23-24. FINAL FANTASY XI: Seekers of Adoulin will be available in North America on XBOX 360® and Windows PC platforms in 2013. Detailed information on the title is available at http://www.playonline.com/ff11us/adoulin
. Release date and pricing will be available closer to launch.
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the SQUARE ENIX Group. The SQUARE ENIX Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY
®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 59 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. SQUARE ENIX, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of SQUARE ENIX Holdings Co., Ltd. More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/na.
About Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, develops, publishes and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Asia, North America and Europe. Square Enix brings two of Japan's best-selling franchises – FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 59 million units worldwide – under one roof. Square Enix is one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world and continues to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation. More information on Square Enix can be found at http://www.square-enix.com.
FINAL FANTASY XI: Seekers of Adoulin
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